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Accounts Assistant

DCR 1091

Due to expansion a new position is available for a Freight Accounts Assistant, our client are an established, rapidly expanding Heathrow Forwarding agent. The successful candidate will have freight accounts experience to be considered.

Position Overview:

The Accounts Assistant, is responsible for cash management, reporting, online payments, Bank debit and credit monitoring and notification, Bank reconciliations, customs deferment, AR and AP high level support.

What You Will Be Doing Day-to-Day:

  • Bank account management
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Cash reporting
  • Online banking payment productions
  • Bank Debit and Credit monitoring and notification to relevant team mates
  • Customs deferment management
  • AR and AP high level support where required
  • Other duties and responsibilities will be assigned as business demands deem necessary

What We Look for in Teammates:

  • A team player who works well with others - being respectful to our teammates is a Core Value!
  • A strong work ethic with an appreciation for ownership, independence, accountability and autonomy in your role.
  • Growth mindset - being passionate about your craft, always looking for ways to improve yourself and the company, being open to change and doing things differently.
  • Customer service focus - we serve a wide variety of customers, both internal and external, and building relationships is a part of our culture!

Other Skills We Hope to See:

  • 3+ years’ work experience in accounting and knowledge of bank reconciliations, accounts receivable, accounts payable and general accounting procedures.
  • Experience in Business online banking.
  • Knowledge and experience of freight forwarding accounting.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in an oral and written manner with professionalism while conducting oneself according to policy. Proper grammar, spelling etc. should be reviewed prior to sending written communication.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and CargoWise,
  • European language skill advantageous (German or Italian)

Terms of Employment

  • Growing company with a record year in performance that continues to scale!
  • Opportunity to drive significant changes in the Accounts AR, AP and cash management area with an ability to make an impact across the organization
  • Laid-back and open-door work environment
  • High Performance culture with a focus on a growth mindset where continuous improvement is embraced
  • Competitive compensation package

· Benefits after minimum service including Pension, Private medical cover and increased holiday.

  • Volunteer program - it’s also a Core Value - we actively engage in our communities!

£26-28k experience relevant

Mon-Fri 9-5.30


freight accounts/AR/AP experience/
Full Time
Accounts Assistant
Zoë Calver or Tracey Di Valentine
01784 450 111 or 0203 2430077

Contact Details

Essex: 0203 2430077
Heathrow: 01784 450 111
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